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Lights go out and I can't be saved
Tides that I tried to swim against
You've put me down upon my knees
Oh I beg, I beg and plead (singing)
Come out of things unsaid, shoot an apple off my head (and a)
Trouble that can't be named, a tiger's waiting to be tamed (singing)
You are, you are

Confusion never stops, closing walls and ticking clocks (gonna)
Come back and take you home, I could not stop that you now know (singing)
Come out upon my seas, curse missed opportunities (am I)
A part of the cure, or am I part of the disease (singing)

You are [4x] (singing)
You are [2x]
And nothing else compares
Oh no nothing else compares
Oh and nothing else compares

You are [continues in background]
Home, home, where I wanted to go [2x](I went)
Home, home, where I wanted to go (I went)
Home, home, where I wanted to go



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  • deathmyfriend
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    deathmyfriendMay 13, 2010 at 1:13 pm
    Kennsie8 they said in an interview that they were going to break up in a few years. Two I believe. One last album and they are done.
  • k
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    kennsie8Nov 27, 2009 at 1:38 am
    this just left me speechless ...i love coldplay ALL of thier songs never ever ever fail if this band broke up it would be like the saddest feuneral of a band ...ever
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    TheLyricsToAllNov 21, 2008 at 2:03 am
    its about a guy, who would do anything, like swimming across seas to get back home, and hes pleading to God to let him find a way, hes troubled because things arent goin right for him and he thinks he has to be home within a certain time limit set by God.
  • U
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    UnregisteredAug 30, 2012 at 3:29 pm
    "you are"=you make a difference
    Are you going to have a positive influence... Be part of the cure, or are you gonna be a problem person... Part of the disease?
    Daniel quinn would refer to these as leavers (contributors) and takers (consumers).
    Coldplay would just like us all to examine our own motives and make some changes.
  • n
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    NakedeyechicJan 12, 2010 at 10:44 pm
    maybe hes dying and wants to go to heaven...it could mean i want to go back to my homeland and i have to leave the past behind and im running out of time..satan goes on time...

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